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  • To cover with a coating of some material.
  • To cover like a coat.
  • To clothe.


  • From Middle English cote, coate, cotte, from Old French cote, cotte, from Latin cotta ("undercoat, tunic"), from Proto-Germanic *kuttô, *kuttǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷewd-, *gud-.
  • Cognate with Old High German kozza, kozzo (German Kotze ("coarse woolen blanket; woolen cape")), Middle Low German kot ("coat"), Ancient Greek βεῦδος ("woman's attire").

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